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If artists want to remain competitive graphic / web designers must keep up to date with the latest software and computer technologies. In the constantly changing field of graphic design there are website designers who also are graphic designers and vice versa. However there are other artists who have decided to specialize only in print related graphic design or only in web site design and its development with a concentration on the technical side of web site building. Its fascinating to note that currently many people associate graphic artists only with the print medium. But the times are changing. Even though website designers are not able to exist without the web and graphic artists really dont need the web to practice their profession there are numerous artists involved in the visual creation of websites.
Some publishing houses have graphic design offices which also acquired these systems to ensure the production of books and magazines to a similar quality. Linotype was also used to prepare the design of brochures and advertising materials that cannot be hand drawn. With time Linotype was also used for the preparation of other material by this method including greeting cards posters and advertisements. The design and printing sectors found the computer to be an effective way of improving productivity. In 1988 with the arrival of the first design computer by Apple Macintosh the numbers of workers in the field increased and performance progressed in the pre-printing stages such as film making and separation. However the expense of computers meant that there use was still limited.
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In the years following the modern style gained acceptance while stagnated. Notable names in modern design midcentury are Adrian Frutiger designer of the typefaces Univers and Frutiger and Josef Müller-Brockmann large poster of the fifties and sixties. The Hochschule für Gestaltung (HFG) in Ulm was another key institution in the development of the graphic design profession. Since its founding the HFG distanced himself from a possible affiliation with advertising. At the beginning the department concerned was called Visual Design but it quickly became clear that his current goal was to solve design problems in the area of mass communication in the academic year 1956-1957 the name was changed to Department of Visual Communication modeled Visual Communication Department at the New Bauhaus in Chicago.2 3 In the HFG Ulm decided to work primarily in the area of persuasive communication in the fields such as traffic sign systems plans for technical equipment or visual translation of scientific content.